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. ahead the aftermath of superstorm sandy. president obama took a tour of the damage today. you will get to see some of it as well. >> and we will catch up on the presidential campaign nearing the finish line now with just six days to go. mitt romney pours big bucks into some of the swing states that he may be losing. >>> i'm michael finley. ahead on 7 on your side, the frustration of automatic bill pay. >>> there is a new presidential order today. 15 minute rule for federal agencies to respond to requests for help in new jersey. residents of the jersey shore are have lost their homes and businesses to superstorm sandy. abc 7 news reporter david louie is in the newsroom now with video of the destruction. david? >> superstorm storm sandy has done an estimated $20 billion in property damage, much of it along the new jersey shore. recovery it on the mind of residents but the biggest challenge is where and how to get started. the damage is widespread. the scope of the destruction is best seen from overhead. miles of new jersey shoreline, a summer play ground for generations have been battere
in the recovery efforts in the wake of superstorm sandy. specialists from alameda and novato will help remove oil and chemical spills in the area. law enforcement specialists will assist with port security and safety patrols. on the east coast, millions are without power and shelter. many residents say they are frustrated with what they consider a delayed response in the relief supplies. mike joins us with why one california senator says there is no debate that help has arrived. >> reporter: while fema is assessing the damage, people are still without food, the search for bodies under way, and when we talked to 0 senator boxer, she defended the help. the northeast, tonight, the temperature is dropping and people without electricity are slivering. >> 42 years in my home, and i lost it. >> reporter: death toll from sandy is now more than 90, nearly half from the hard hid area of staten island. residents have been screaming for federal assistance. >> please, president obama, please listen to us down here, we are going to die. >> reporter: homeland security secretary janet napolitano toured the destr
the potential costs of superstorm sandy. back to the campaign, president obama's camp is calling the gop's effort in pennsylvania an act of desperation. but the democrats plan to increase their spending on political ads in the state. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> support is growing to end california's death penalty. but backers of prop 34 still lack the majority needed to pass it. a new field poll shows 45% of california voters support the measure. that would make life in prison without parole the most severe punishment for state offenders. 38% say they oppose the measure while nearly one in five voters remains undecided. >>> the latest field poll on proposition 30 shows it could still go either way. 48% of voters are in favor governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest still undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary school up to universities. >>> a man was killed while walk
of last resort but pay phones are suddenly in demand on the east coast in the wake of superstorm sandy. the cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts tells us people who use pay phones often get a wake-up call when they see the bill. julie. >> reporter: that is right. with 25% of the new york city cell towers wiped out new yorkers are now lining up to use pay phones. and here in earthquake country we're just one tremor away from a similar situation but next time you're forced to use a pay phone you may be in for a surprise. [ beep ] >> reporter: it may have been a while since you've used one of these but the next time you make a pay phone call you'll need more than a quarter. try 20 bucks. >> that's pretty extreme. crazy. >> reporter: that's the holding fee that showed up on our bill weather we recently used a debit card to make a 20-second call at this pay phone from the airport to our station merely 13 miles away. the sign on the phone says a domestic call costs 8 contrary to the recording which quotes another pay phone rate. >> on the first minute charge will be $6.97. each addition
. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, now at 6:30: tempers running high in the areas hardest-hit by superstorm sandy. >>> wire a >>> we're going to die. get the trucks here now. >> tempers running high in areas hit by superstorm sandy. many areas in the northeast getting back to normal but thousands still struggling to get back on their feet. here's the latest. at least 110 people have died from that storm. and that number may rise as search efforts continue. more than 3 million homes and businesses now are without power. that's down though from the height of more than 8 million at the beginning of the storm. damage estimates are expected to reach 50 billion. cbs reporter alison harmelin is in new jersey where the state is crippled without power, roads and gas. >> reporter: good evening, dana. the wind is whipping up again we're told that another snowstorm is on the way and as if things couldn't get worse on the coast, the island behind me is actually being condemned. business is going strong off the back of this u-haul outside seaside heights. entrepreneurs are selling generators and five gallon tanks of gas are goin
to the continuing coverage of superstorm sandy. the death toll is along -- is among those on the east coast and the national guard is there as well. >>> a gas station exploded in mantoloking. firefighters think the explosion resulted from monday's fire that destroyed 14 homes. however, firefighters have been unable to reach the scene as the roads are impassible. the town, which is about a mile east of trenton is under a mandatory evacuation because of sandy. >>> well, take a look at what's left in breezy point, new york. we brought you -- we were covering this yesterday morning. entire blocks of homes and businesses. they were just destroyed by flames. monday night into tuesday morning. the last county, 111 homes burned to the ground and then the hurricane-force winds fanned those flames. well, later today, president obama will tour storm damage in new jersey while mitt romney lets -- gets back on the campaign trail. coming up for you at 7:15, how -- how sandy is affecting the presidential race and why one of mitt romney's prominent supporters is praising president obama. >>> and at ktvu.co
celebrations until monday because of unsafe conditions after superstorms storm sandy. we'll have the latest. meantime, flammable gas leaking in the storm zone. how dangerous is it? >>> an experiment on an invisible threat in all now, to the east coast and the latest on superstorm sandy. the number of people dead now put at 72. new york's governor declared a traffic emergency. he says public transit will be free tomorrow and friday. the subway will resume limited operations tomorrow. new york city was in gridlock today with people taking their cars because they needed to get to work, of course. more than six million homes and businesses are still in the dark. about two thirds of them in new york and new jersey. the president joined the state's is governor to tour the damage today. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all of the help that you need until you rebuild. >> the stock exchange was back open today in new york city after being closed monday and tuhe impact of this storm in places new jersey continues to develop. 25,000 people are
of superstorm sandy. but the crawford's found another way to pass time. >> i like to get back tonight to be there for the parade. >> we're here at the museum. four straight, we'll take four straight. >> reporter: the family hopes to make it back to the area in time for the giant's parade. >>> i'm back here in just a few minutes, going over the wednesday which is halloween and the big trade. i have the forecast. >>> paint, confetti and the world champion san francisco giants in eight minutes the planning for the giant's big parade on wednesday. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business at chase.com/mainstreet >>> san francisco's mayor and top prosecutor is seeking to -- mirkarimi. it would prohibit any top official to oversee programs in a certain area if they've been convicted o
that superstorm sandy, hurricane sandy. here is the latest. damage estimated to be between $30 and $50 billion. that's the second most expensive storm to hit the united states right behind katrina. at least 90 people confirmed dead. 4.5 million in 12 states are still without power tonight. sharon chin shows us how desperate many people have become. >> reporter: some of the subway lines are rolling again, but many people are finding recovery slow. they're out of gas, out of food, and out of patience. tensions flair on the road to new york city. >> i got no gas. >> stop it! >> step back. >> reporter: traffic jams and gas lines stretched for miles in a commute of chaos. >> get in front of me if it makes you happy. >> reporter: some stations ran out of fuel or power for pumps. aaa says only a third of the stations are open in new jersey and long island. crews are working to suck floodwater out of tunnels. some bridges opened up, but police are enforcing a three- person carpool to ease congestion. >> let's go! >> reporter: and more lines swell for buses, food and water. >> you got to be a little pa
is superstorm sandy hit the coast, but for many, the pain and emotion begins now. tonight, the devastation just too much for many to bear. >> i don't believe this. >> people are finding their homes heavily damaged, flood waters you can see carried a boat into this home. look at this, lines for gas backed up on the highways, and new problems are coming as temperatures drop. and people in new york city and new jersey and connecticut still do not have heat or power. >>> tonight, celebrities did what they could to help pitch in on the telethon right here on nbc. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ down by the sea. >> some big names there, today, anchor matt lauer hosted the tell telethon, and the boss himself performed. >>> and the highway shut down for more than five hours, police say the driver of the truck lost control, crashing into the drive in pleasantton. the big rig ended up on its side blocking all southbound lanes of the freeway, along with clearing the crash, the crews had to take care of a fuel spill, luckily the driver was not seriously hurt and the lanes reopened. >>> and silicon valley gets a dose of rea
police say she was reported missing in june. >>> now to our continuing coverage of superstorm sandy. the extent of the damage became clearer today. the jersey shore seemed to take the worst of it. beach towns such as seaside heights are devastated today. the death toll has climbed to 74 in the u.s. there are fears that number could go higher. president obama got an up close look today at the devastation. he toured the jersey shore with republican governor chris christie. reporter kraig boswell joins us live to talk about the long road ahead, and the problems that remain. >> reporter: julie, good evening to you. president obama, governor christy landed just to our north here. we're in north atlantic city along the boardwalk here. the northern part of the boardwalk that is no longer there. the president said help is on the way. they will not rest until everyone has rebuilt. words, optimistic words that people here really needed to hear so they can figure out what to do next. >> catastrophe, it's going to take a long time to recover from it. >> reporter: in some areas, people are able
people hard hit by superstorm sandy. >>> president obama dedicates his weekly address to those impacted by superstorm sandy, how local volunteers are helping with the recovery efforts. >>> and a shooting leaves one person fighting for their life. what police say happened moments before shots were fire. >>> hundreds of people camped out overnight for the grand opening of the new store. it's not the product in the store that brought out the crowds. we'll tell you what all these people are waiting for. >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday november 3rd i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. it's starting to feel like summer out there rosemary orozco. >> i want to show e you the numbers. you can see for yourself. 9 degrees warmer in santa rosa. 5 degrees warmer san francisco. 4 in livermore, 6 san jose. temperatures are climbing and with l continue to climb through the weekend. we have to get through a cool morning. and i'll have a look the at those numbers as well. back to you. >>> new this morning, more vol
can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... blow from superstorm sandy. >>> now at:30 the east coast is still reeling tonight after take a tremendous body blow from super storm sandy. the nation's largest city was one of the hardest hit. new york mayor michael bloomberg described the destruction as reminiscent of scenes from world war ii. cbs reporter veneta nail joins us from lower manhattan with the latest. >> reporter: dana, you mentioned the words body blow. what a difference 24 hours makes. 24 hours ago at this time, the area where i'm standing was completely inundated with all of the water you see there. you can see it's a very different scene right now. sandy's powerful winds and storm surge slammed the city and rattled the residents. >> the entire residents here has been flooded out. no electricity. >> reporter: the city is slowly coming back to life. some buses are back on the streets but the mayor says it could take days to get the flooded subway system back on track and tens of thousands are still without power. >> this was a devastating storm
of the injuries. >>> superstorm sandy is taking a devastating toll on the east coast. >>> and for travel exit's another day of cancellations and rerouted flights, but the situation is improving here at sfo. we'll explain why -- coming up. >> reporter: and the countdown to the ticker tape parade for the giants is coming up. we'll have more later. >>> good morning of the i'm dave clark. welcome to "mornings on 2." >> tori campbell. >>> breaking news in san jose. crews rushed there after a report of an explosion. alex savidge is on the scene. what do we know so far, alex? >> reporter: well, still a very active scene here. san jose firefighters inside this home behind us here, trying to make sure this fire is knocked down. there is one gentleman sitting here with a blanket around him. one of the people inside the home this morning. five people were inside at the -- in the home at the time, includinging who were hurt. tell me about the injuries. >> minor burns just from exposure to the heat. >> reporter: we heard this started with an explosion? >> that was the report. the report was an explosion
super-storm sandy. jennifer is live in new jersey this morning. good morning, jennifer. >> reporter: hi there, good morning to you. well, the big problem here is the sand. the dune system gave out and now sand is filling the streets. you think see the crews here, they are making some progress as they tackle the physical damage, there is an emotional toll, too. some homeowners are breaking down in tiers. >> i just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired. and it is all gone. >> 43 years i am in my home and then lost it. i can not take it. >> reporter: others say they now have nothing left and noplace to go. >> we have nothing. no credit cards. $15 in my pocket. nowhere to go, no food, no gas. >> reporter: in new york. bodies of two boys have been found. rushing waters swept them away from their mother. >> i would be devastated. i would die. i would want to be dead with them. i can not believe this is happening. >> reporter: the widespread destruction is a sight that many are still struggling to come to terms with. >> you see it on tv and you say pace paste too them. and now we are prayi
is bracing for a superstore. hurricane sandy. and the giants with a super-storm -- and we of news crews from detroit and our own backyard. full coverage, ahead. >> welcome back let us check in with phillipe djegal. >> it is an emotional roller coaster for this crowd. you can see that it is feeling just like the at&t park sell out. the hope is for the giants to pull this out. >> check it out. you see people with their cameras. we are still live in the giants are trying to get a runner. with to0. certainly the playoffs have not been lost. with six teams they need to not want to continue. the watching this curve ball they are heading down to the bottom of the eight inning. we will bring you the updates. reporting live, kron 4. >> moving on tonight we are tracking a super storm. you are looking at a live shot of philadelphia. washington, boston people are getting ready to the emergency officials say that 50 million people could be endangered. and it is even impacting the east coast with thousands of flights have been cancelled and amtrak. in the kron 4 weather center brian you have been tracking
is struggling to recover from hurricane sandy. this morning, a series of fires broke out in one hard hit shore town. at least 55 deaths are blamed on the superstorm. thousands of people are stranded forcing some to take to the care. more than 6 million utility customers are still without power today in new york city. commuters still had no subway or train service and school remained closed for a third day. but, signs of hope as the new york stock exchange reopens this morning and limited air travel resumes at jfk and newark liberty international airport. after putting his campaign on hold for the hurricane, republican mitt romney resumes a full schedule today with three stops in florida. on friday, he'll join running mate congressman paul ryan for a big rally in ohio. both campaigns are unleashing a blizzard of final week's tv ads to sway undecided voters in key swing states. yet, another shark attack in california. but unlike last week's victim, the 25-year-old surfer bitten on tuesday has survived. he's been hospitalized and is in fair condition. fellow surfers helped to rescue the man suffe
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